Skyros is a picturesque island located in the crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea and it is considered as one of the most charming and beautiful island in the entire Greece.
The island of Skyros is situated between the Northern Sporades Islands and its neighboring island is Evia (Euboea). The landscape of Skyros is a perfect combination of the sea and the mountains, where the green and all the other colors blend together perfectly.
You can visit the island at any time during the year and the different colors, aromas and scenery of the island will both amaze and inspire you. It is considered by many visitors and yacht charterers as a perfect place for holidays and travels, where one can experience a traditional and authentic Greek island.
It is believed that many heroes have lived on the island of Skyros; heroes like Achilles, Lycomedes, Neoptolemos and Theseus met his tragic end here.
Throughout the centuries, many societies that existed on the island have gradually left their mark in the area and even today, you can still discover the various heritages through arts, the traditions and the customs of the islanders, in fact the influences of theses societies are visible for everyone to see.
At the northern half of the island, there are a large number of towns, villages and hamlets and each one of them has its own beauty and charm.
From the capital city of the island Chora which is located high up on a rock, you can see the coastal towns of Pefkos, Magazia and Gyrismata which are also interesting destinations where you can sail.
Whether you are looking for a holiday destination to simply unwind and relax or if you prefer to enjoy a variety of experienced and activities, Skyros has always something special to offer to everyone.
The island is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece, you will find some popular beaches across the coastal towns of Molos and Magazia and there are also some other stunning beaches all over the island.
The blue and turquoise waters of the sea are simply stunning and during the summer months, you can also enjoy some wonderful refreshing swim.
You can also visit the numerous churches and monasteries like the famous monastery of Agios Georgios above the town of Chora as well as the numerous small chapels.